Admitted in 1963 to the Beirut Bar Association . Education: St Joseph University (Master of Laws, French Law, 1963); Lebanese University (Master of Laws, Lebanese Law, 1963)- Founder member and current President of APPIMAF (the Arabophone Regional Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, AIPPI, seated in Geneva)- Member of the Ministerial Committee on reviewing and reforming the Intellectual Property Laws of Lebanon. Contributed to drafting Law nº 75 of 1999 on Copyright and Law nº 240 of 2000 on Patents. Contributed to drafting a new law on Trademarks, Drawings and Designs. President of the Beirut Bar Association 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 IPR Committee. Member of several companies’ Board of Directors.